Referees at the 2010 FIFA World Cup


The list of referees and assistant referees at the 2010 FIFA World Cup can be found on this page of the official web site. Each match report provides information about the referee, assistant referee 1, assistant referee 2 and fourth official.
These are the referees who officiated at the 2010 World Cup:

Name Country Total Games Games Refereed Goals
Irmatov UZB 5 South Africa v Mexico
England v Algeria
Greece v Argentina
Argentina v Germany
Uruguay v Netherlands
2
2
4
5
Baldassi ARG 4 Serbia v Ghana
Netherlands v Japan
Switzerland v Honduras
Spain v Portugal
1
1
1
Kassai HUN 4 Brazil v Korea DPR
Mexico v Uruguay
USA v Ghana
Germany v Spain
3
1
3
1
Larrionda URU 4 Cote d’Ivoire v Portugal
Cameroon v Denmark
Australia v Serbia
Germany v England
0
3
3
5
Nishimura JPN 4 France v Uruguay
Spain v Honduras
Paraguay v New Zealand
Netherlands v Brazil
0
2
3
Webb GBR 4 Spain v Switzerland
Slovakia v Italy
Brazil v Chile
Netherlands v Spain
1
5
3
Archundia MEX 3 Italy v Paraguay
Portugal v Brazil
Uruguay v Germany
2
5
Batres GUA 3 Algeria v Slovenia
Italy v New Zealand
Paraguay v Spain
1
2
1
Benquerenca POR 3 Japan v Cameroon
Nigeria v Korea
Uruguay v Ghana
1
4
2
De Bleekere BEL 3 Argentina v Korea
USA v Algeria
Paraguay v Japan
5
1
0
Stark GER 3 Argentina v Nigeria
Slovenia v England
Uruguay v Korea
1
1
3
Undiano ESP 3 Germany v Serbia
Korea DPR v Cote d’Ivoire
Netherlands v Slovakia
1
3
3
Al Ghamdi KSA 2 France v Mexico
Chile v Switzerland
2
1
Damon RSA 2 New Zealand v Slovakia
Denmark v Japan
2
4
Lannoy FRA 2 Netherlands v Denmark
Brazil v Cote d’Ivoire
2
4
Maillet SEY 2 Honduras v Chile
Slovakia v Paraguay
1
2
Pozo CHI 2 Portugal v Korea DPR
Cameroon v Netherlands
7
3
Rodriguez MEX 2 Australia v Germany
Chile v Spain
4
3
Rosetti ITA 2 Ghana v Australia
Argentina v Mexico
2
4
Ruiz COL 2 Greece v Nigeria
France v South Africa
3
3
Simon BRA 2 England v USA
Ghana v Germany
2
1
Coulibaly MLI 1 Slovenia v USA 4
Busacca SUI 1 South Africa v Uruguay 3
Hester NZL 1 Korea v Greece 2

FIFA announced on 29 June those referees who will remain in South Africa as of 1 July for the last eight matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Name Country
Irmatov UZB
Nishimura JPN
Baldassi ARG
Stark GER
Simon BRA
Batres GUA
Rodriguez MEX
Benquerenca POR
Archundia MEX
Damon RSA
Kassai HUN
Maillet SEY
Webb GBR
De Bleekere BEL
Ruiz COL
Al Ghamdi KSA
Undiano ESP
Pozo CHI
Hester NZL

Knockout Games
These are the referees who have officiated in the knockout games of the tournament (16 games):

Name Country Games
Refereed
Goals
Stark GER Uruguay v Korea 3
Kassai HUN USA v Ghana
Germany v Spain
3
1
Larrionda URU Germany v England 5
Rosetti ITA Argentina v Mexico 4
Undiano ESP Netherlands v Slovakia 3
Webb GBR Brazil v Chile
Netherlands v Spain
3
1
De Bleekere BEL Paraguay v Japan 0
Baldassi ARG Spain v Portugal 1
Nishimura JPN Netherlands v Brazil 3
Benquerenca POR Uruguay v Ghana 2
Irmatov UZB Argentina v Germany
Uruguay v Netherlands
4
5
Batres GUA Paraguay v Spain 1
Archundia MEX Uruguay v Germany 5

Qualification Games
These are the referees who officiated in the qualification games (48 games):

Name Country Games Goals
Irmatov UZB South Africa v Mexico
England v Algeria
Greece v Argentina
2
2
Nishimura JPN France v Uruguay
Spain v Honduras
Paraguay v New Zealand
0
2
0
Hester NZL Korea v Greece 2
Stark GER Argentina v Nigeria
Slovenia v England
1
1
Simon BRA England v USA
Ghana v Germany
2
1
Batres GUA Algeria v Slovenia
Italy v New Zealand
1
2
Baldassi ARG Serbia v Ghana
Netherlands v Japan
Switzerland v Honduras
1
1
0
Rodriguez MEX Australia v Germany
Chile v Spain
4
3
Lannoy FRA Netherlands v Denmark
Brazil v Cote d’Ivoire
2
4
Benquerenca POR Japan v Cameroon
Nigeria v Korea
1
4
Archundia MEX Italy v Paraguay
Portugal v Brazil
2
0
Damon RSA New Zealand v Slovakia
Denmark v Japan
2
4
Larrionda URU Cote d’Ivoire v Portugal
Cameroon v Denmark
Australia v Serbia
0
3
3
Kassai HUN Brazil v Korea DPR
Mexico v Uruguay
3
1
Maillet SEY Honduras v Chile
Slovakia v Paraguay
1
2
Webb GBR Spain v Switzerland
Slovakia v Italy
1
5
Busacca SUI South Africa v Uruguay 3
De Bleekere BEL Argentina v Korea
USA v Algeria
5
1
Ruiz COL Greece v Nigeria
France v South Africa
3
3
Al Ghamdi KSA France v Mexico
Chile v Switzerland
2
1
Undiano ESP Germany v Serbia
Korea DPR v Cote d’Ivoire
1
3
Coulibaly MLI Slovenia v USA 4
Rosetti ITA Ghana v Australia 2
Pozo CHI Portugal v Korea DPR
Cameroon v Netherlands
7
3

Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan) was the first referee to officiate three games (South Africa v Mexico, England v Algeria and Greece v Argentina). Three other referees have offictiated three games each:  Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay), Yuichi Nashimura (Japan); Hector Baldassi (Argentina). Fifteen referees have officiated at two games each: Eddy Maillet (Seychelles), Carlos Batres (Guatemala), Stephane Lannoy (France), Khalil Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia),  Oscar Ruiz (Colombia),  Viktor Kassai (Hungary), Olegario Benquerenca (Portugal), Wolfgang Stark (Germany), Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium), Carlos Simon (Brazil), Jerome Damon (South Africa), Howard Webb (England), Benito Archundia (Mexico), Marco Rodriguez (Mexico), Alberto Udiano (Spain).
Pablo Pozo (Chile) has had the longest wait on the referee panel to referee a game. His first game, Game 30 Portugal v Korea DPR, was the highest scoring game of the tournament. He refereed game 44 as his second game. His two games have produced ten goals.
Five referees on the FIFA panel for this World Cup did not referee a game in the qualifying rounds of the tournament.
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